(July 1980)

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Volume
44
Price
1.00 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1980-04-22
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893046507
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor); Paul Levitz (editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age US; Standard Silver Age US; Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Newsprint; Glossy
Binding
Saddle-stitched; Squarebound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #178.


The End of Batgirl! (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Aparo (signed)
Inks
Jim Aparo (signed)
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
C-359
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colors credit confirmed by Anthony Tollin.

Vengeance Trail (Table of Contents: 1)

Batman / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Burkett
Pencils
Don Newton
Inks
Dan Adkins
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
J-6557
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Alfred Pennyworth; Commissioner Gordon; Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Cormorant; General Scarr
Synopsis
After General Scarr's henchman, Cormorant, almost kills Batgirl, Batman goes after the crime boss but is captured.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Crossover with Batgirl, story continues from last issue's Batgirl story, concludes in Batgirl story in this issue.

Chapter Two... At War with General Scarr (Table of Contents: 2)

Batgirl / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Burkett
Pencils
Don Newton
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
J-6576
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; General Scarr; Commissioner Gordon; Cormorant
Synopsis
Batgirl saves Batman from General Scarr and Cormorant, and regains her belief in herself.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Crossover with Batman, story continues from Batman story this issue.

A Flash in the Dam (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

The Flash; Hostess Twinkies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Fifty Million Tons of Soul! (Table of Contents: 4)

Tales of Gotham City / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Haney
Pencils
Bob Oksner
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
J-6447
Genre
drama
Characters
"Rusty" Krebs; Linda; David; Nickels (Bank Robber); Carleton Wainwright
Synopsis
"Rusty" Krebs spends his life painting the Gotham Memorial Bridge. One day he stops a jumper and then helps stop a gang of bank robbers.
Reprints

We Are Experiencing a Slight Delay... (Table of Contents: 5)

Man-Bat / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
Romeo Tanghal
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
J-6644
Genre
superhero
Characters
Man-Bat [Kirk Lanstrom]; Captain Daniels; Ralph (Gang Member); Francine Lanstrom; Rebecca Lanstrom
Synopsis
Man-Bat saves a subway train stuck in a tunnel and menaced by a giant rat.
Reprints
Keywords
subway

The First Bird (Table of Contents: 6)

Robin / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Jack C. Harris
Pencils
Charles Nicholas
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
J-6556
Genre
superhero
Characters
Robin [Dick Grayson]; Jennifer (Dick's girlfriend); Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot]; Kenny; Doris
Synopsis
Robin stops Penguin from stealing a Pterodactyl egg.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Batcave / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Levitz
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-534

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Kent A. Phenis, Matt Kurtz, Neil Ahlquist and Chris Khalaf.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The End of Batgirl!
    Batman
  2. 1. Vengeance Trail
    Batman
  3. 2. Chapter Two... At War with General Scarr
    Batgirl
  4. 3. A Flash in the Dam
    The Flash; Hostess Twinkies
  5. 4. Fifty Million Tons of Soul!
    Tales of Gotham City
  6. 5. We Are Experiencing a Slight Delay...
    Man-Bat
  7. 6. The First Bird
    Robin
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Batcave
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Lou Mazzella
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